Jarrod B. Bazemore


Jarrod B. Bazemore



Jarrod practices in the area of defense litigation with an emphasis on transportation matters, automobile accidents, coverage issues, products liability, workers compensation, fraud, bad faith, and casualty. He has successfully tried both jury trials and bench trials throughout the State of Alabama. As a frequent lecturer, Jarrod’s speaking engagements have in recent years included the following:

  • March, 2010, AM Best’s Insurance Law Podcast, interviewed by AM Best on The Collateral Source Rule in Alabama (http://feeds2.feedburner.com/InsuranceLaw)
  • December 2007 – present, Faculty Member, Tort Law Seminar (CLEAlabama, formerly ABICLE)
  • December, 2009- 2009 Tort Law Seminar (CLEAlabama, formerly ABICLE), Presentation: Understanding Venue in Alabama
  • December, 2009- Civil Litigation From Start To Finish (Birmingham Bar Assoc. CLE), Presentation: General Elements of a Civil Case
  • October, 2008- Keynote speaker at National Safety Council Seminar at Oak Mountain, Presentation: Trucking Litigation
  • September, 2008- Auto Claims and Trials: Winning, Defending and Understanding Coverage in Alabama (Lorman CLE), Presentation: Getting Ready For Trial and Knowing What To Do When You Get There
  • August, 2008- Keynote Speaker at Alabama Truckers Association (Summer Meeting), Presentation: Trucking Litigation
  • December, 2007- 2007 Tort Law Update (CLEAlabama, formerly ABICLE), Presentation: UM/UIM Law
  • May, 2006- Insurance Bad Faith Claims in Alabama (Lorman CLE) Presentation: Consequences of Defending Without a Reservation of Rights
  • December, 2005- Advanced Workers’ Compensation in Alabama (Sterling Education Services, Inc. CLE) Presentation: Workers Compensation Fraud and Ethical Considerations

During his undergraduate studies, Jarrod achieved membership in Alpha Lambda Delta, Phi Kappa Phi, Beta Gamma Sigma, and Omicron Delta Kappa honor societies, and was a two year First Alabama Bank Right Way Scholar, and was awarded the 1995 Alabama Bankers’ Association Student Achievement Award. In law school, Jarrod was a three year recipient of the Hugh Reed, Jr., Memorial Scholarship, was a member of Alabama Law & Psychology Review and Bench & Bar Legal Honor Society, and sat for two years as Associate Justice on the University of Alabama School of Law Honor Court.

Jarrod is the co-author of Tales Of The Tide, a book about University of Alabama athletics. He has three children, Jackson, Liza Barton, and Lucy.

Jarrod is AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell. He recently was recognized as Alabama Rising Stars 2012 and 2013 by Super Lawyers

Muscular Dystrophy Association, Legal Leaders of Greater Birmingham; Over The Mountain Football; Upward Basketball

  • United States District Court, Northern District of Alabama
  • United States District Court, Middle District of Alabama
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Alabama
  • Alabama State Bar
  • J.D., University of Alabama, 1998
  • B.S., summa cum laude, University of Alabama, 1995